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Suitable for 16-18
Level 3
Mode of study Full Time
Duration 36 weeks
Subject area Hair & Beauty
  • 05 Sep 2022
  • East Ham Campus

This course is designed for those with ambition and commitment for an advanced level in Beauty Therapy. This full-time course is for learners who are serious about learning and progressing within the beauty industry where you can work in a salon or specialise in different advanced treatments. The job opportunities on completing this course are endless!

Course description

You will be trained in our fully equipped beauty salons by our highly skilled team of beauty lecturers where you will be assessed through observation of practical work, theory and online exams.

The course will cover all of the advanced level units so that you complete your Beauty Therapy qualifications and are prepared for the industry.

As part of the programme, you will conduct a two-week work placement in a Business and Enterprise organisation/field of your choice. This will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge into a practical work setting.


A range of enrichment activities are incorporated within the programme. Activities include lectures by guest speakers including Eve Taylor, Dermalogica, sharing their knowledge and experience with you and visits to various industry leaders, giving you an opportunity to participate in internal and external events where you will be able to showcase your skills.

I-Learning sessions

This is additional time embedded in your programme of study to promote independent learning. This time is used to work through assignments, complete homework activities and conduct wider reading and research.

Support tutorials

Group and one to one tutorials are set up on the programme to further assist you with successfully completing the course and provide you with professional guidance and support throughout the course.

Personal learning plan sessions

A course tutor will be allocated to you on the programme. Your course tutor will be working with you to set realistic targets that will enable you to achieve your goals. Your targets will be monitored weekly by your tutor and yourself with action plans and support put in place to assist you in achieving your targets.

Additional information

Entry requirements

A Level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy.


Employment in a professional beauty salon or spa, or train within a specialist field in skincare.

Fees and funding

This course is free for students aged 16-18.

The course fee for adults (19+) is £1645 (plus exam fee £105). You may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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